- Nelson Salgado will be the company’s Chief Operations Officer
São Paulo, Brazil. 07 November 2019 . Embraer’s Board of Directors elected Antonio Carlos Garcia as the company’s new chief financial officer and investor relations officer, replacing Nelson Salgado, who will serve as Embraer’s chief operations officer. The change will be effective as of January 1, 2020 and Salgado will remain in his current position as Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations Officer until January 1, 2020.
Antonio Garcia has extensive experience in Finance, Accounting and Procurement at multinational companies. He worked for nine years at ThyssenKrupp, where he served as the global CFO of the Forged Technologies business unit, in Germany. Previously, he worked for six years at the ZF Group, in Brazil, and over 18 years at Siemens, in various business segments. Garcia earned a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Master’s degree in Business Administration.
Nelson Salgado, who has worked at Embraer for over 30 years, will lead Embraer’s operations as chief operations officer. With a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s and PhD in Engineering, as well as an MBA, Salgado began his career as an engineer and has held several executive positions within the company since then.